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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

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The Princess Royal's wedding dress and train c.1858-9

Albumen print | 8.7 x 10.9 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2905601

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Photograph of the wedding dress and train worn by Victoria, Princess Royal, later Empress of Germany (1840-1901), at her wedding on 25 January 1858. The dress is draped over chairs.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Empress Friedrich, German Empress and Queen of Prussia (1840-1901)
  • 8.7 x 10.9 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Royal Weddings
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
              • Wedding dresses
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
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        • Textile Fibres
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